Suffolk Chamber of Commerce has announced that Catherine Johnson, Partner and leader of Birketts’ Ipswich Employment Law Team, will this month undertake the role of Vice-President for the county’s leading business organisation supporting Paul Briddon as its new President.
In her new role, Catherine will offer support to the largest independent private forum in the county, which was created to represent regional business interests regarding a range of local and national issues.
Catherine sits on the board of Ipswich Central and is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA). She is also a Board Member of the Ipswich Vision of which Suffolk Chamber of Commerce is a partner.
Suffolk Chamber of Commerce offers members the benefit of a range of services including networking, international trade advice and key business services, all tailored towards promoting growth amongst a diverse cohort of local business interests. Suffolk Chamber of Commerce aims to equip its members for success in a competitive market through its commitment to the economic development of the region.
On being appointed Vice-President, Catherine said: “I am deeply honoured to undertake the role of Vice-President of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, an organisation with such an admirable track record of making a difference to businesses across the eastern region.”
John Dugmore, chief executive, Suffolk Chamber of Commerce concluded: “Over many years, Catherine has been a very dedicated supporter of the campaigning and policy work undertaken by Suffolk Chamber, as well as a great advocate of the wider Suffolk business community. I’m delighted that she has become our Vice-President and very much look forward to working with her over the years ahead.”